The Cowboys reportedly plan on making Origin half Michael Morgan the game’s next million-dollar man, after he guided the team to an upset preliminary final win over the Roosters.
Meanwhile, Cowboys coach Paul Green faces an agonising decision over whether or not to play forward Matt Scott, who’s believed to be fit and ready for the Grand Final… if selected.
Sea Eagles centres Dylan Walker will be struggling to fit for Round 1 next season after suffering an horrific leg injury while playing for the PM’s XIII, both breaking his leg and dislocating his ankle.
Having already declared that they won’t select Benji Marshall for the World Cup, the Kiwis are suddenly short on good options, after presumptive five-eighth Kieran Foran declared himself unavailable due to injury.
Marshall will still be busy in November though, after joining the Channel 7 commentary team for the tournament.
The Titans have tabled a long-term deal to halfback Ash Taylor, however it’s believed that Taylor will likely wait until a coach is appointed before making a commitment.